Otto ‘Bob’ Lind, of Lowell, departed this world to meet his Lord on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. He was born September 16, 1920 to Viktor & Hedwig Lind in Hettenrodt, Germany. Otto was preceded in death by his wife Vivian. Otto ‘Bob’ Lind met ‘Viv’, the love of his full lifetime, ice skating at Palmer Park in Detroit. They were married on November 24, 1945, after Otto returned from serving 3 ½ years in World War II in the Aleutian Islands. Their home for 53 years was the house that Otto built in Commerce Township, Michigan, where they raised their 3 children, Robert (Nancy) Lind, Laura (Roger) Stanwick and Elaine (Bob) Meredith.
In their retirement years, Otto and Vivian loved to travel and boast seeing parts of China and all 50 states, as well as having an active role in the lives of their grandchildren, Stephanie (Hamel) Scott, Christopher Greening, Kimberlee (Wenkel) Greening, Joel Meredith, Kate (Mondal) Meredith, and Lindsey Meredith and six great-grandchildren. The Linds moved to their home in Lowell in 2000, where the congregation of the Vergennes United Methodist Church became their extended family. Funeral services will be Monday at 12:00 p.m. at Vergennes United Methodist Church, 10411 Bailey Dr NE, Lowell. Rev. Matthew Stoll officiating. Interment Bailey Cemetery. Visitation Monday 11:00 a.m. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Vergennes United Methodist Church.